Asthma and Respiratory Medicine
The prevalence and level of morbidity in this age group is higher than the rates in younger children (Couriel, 2003). This is thought to be due to poor symptom control, which frequently reflects poor...
A clinical study of the benefits and effectiveness of a respiratory viral panel PCR study in children presenting with respiratory tract infections
The medical records of 100 children and young people aged under 18 years of age who had an RVP PCR test performed during December 2019 were reviewed using the Meditech health information system..
‘Children with asthma who spent the early years of their life living in a social disadvantaged environment, have a greatly increased risk of the condition persisting into adulthood…’ .
‘Formal diagnosis of asthma is difficult and must reflect the chronic nature of the disease…There is no one test that confirms a diagnosis of asthma. GPs use a combination of clinical history and...
Media reporting and government announcements about COVID-19 and its spread can cause anxiety and concern among people who are at risk, particularly those who require high dose medication. Referring...
Teachers' role perception and opinions on the partnership between schools and parents for asthma control in Osun State, Nigeria
‘Important goals of childhood asthma management are to ensure good symptom control, to avoid the limitation of physical activities by the disease, to ensure good partnerships between health-care...
‘The NICE guidelines are a major step in the right direction, but without legally binding performance standards for indoor air pollution, national and local government cannot be held to account....
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